Strange envelope occurence.

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by longers, 14 Dec 2010.

  1. longers

    longers Veteran

    I opened tonights post in the semi dark and when opening the envelope as the flap/glue interface came unstuck it gave off a blue glow.

    Has anyone noticed this before?

    By sticking it back together I was able to get it to do it again so it wasn't my imagination.
  2. Gerry Attrick

    Gerry Attrick Lincolnshire Mountain Rescue Consultant

    Yep, and I saw pink elephants when cycling back from the local. The world is soooo colourful. :biggrin:
  3. krushavik

    krushavik New Member

    I hope you didn't lick it.:tongue:
  4. ohnovino

    ohnovino Large Member

  5. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

    lost somewhere
  6. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    Woah! I need to try this out!
  7. vernon

    vernon Harder than Ronnie Pickering

    Meanwood, Leeds
    It's pretty amazing.

    Pulling cellotape off a roll quickly generates flashes of light in the dark.

    It kept me occupied for quite a while until I ran out of tape.
  8. asterix

    asterix Comrade Member

    Limoges or York

    So thats the envelope sorted, presumably the pink elephants are just boring old DT's? :stop:
  9. darth vadar

    darth vadar Über Member

    I think you need to get out more.
  10. TheDoctor

    TheDoctor Resistance is futile! Moderator

    He'd been out till it was nearly dark!! How much more do you want him to be out? :biggrin:
  11. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    Now then, how did you find the edge of the cellotape in the dark?
  12. Amheirchion

    Amheirchion Active Member

    I wonder how much my lady would appreciate coming home in a day or so to a house with no sellotape..
  13. OP

    longers Veteran

    Excellent! Thanks Ohnovino and Vernon.

    I've checked three rolls of sellotape and a roll of packing tape. Only one worked - magic tape.

    Sugar and teaspoon in a glass didn't work.

    I do need to get out more.
  14. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    Sellotape didn't work for me either. Maybe I need to try a pitch-black room.
  15. vernon

    vernon Harder than Ronnie Pickering

    Meanwood, Leeds
    [QUOTE 1268514"]
    If you rub a balloon really hard, it will stick to your jumper without being held.

    Hold the rubbed balloon near a gentle stream of water and watch the water deflect towards the balloon. This is static electricity though a different phenomenon to sparky tape in the dark things.
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